E. Coli Bacterial Extract Vaccine With SRP Technology Now Available From Pfizer Animal Health
Pfizer Animal Health has announced the availability of E. coli Bacterial Extract vaccine with SRP technology, the first vaccine demonstrated to reduce E. coli O157 shedding and prevalence at the source — inside the cattle. FULL STORY »
Salmonella Newport Bacterial Extract Vaccine With SRP Technology Now Available From Pfizer Animal Health
Pfizer Animal Health announces the availability of Salmonella Newport Bacterial Extract vaccine* with SRP® Technology, an effective management tool in the control of salmonellosis caused by Salmonella Newport. FULL STORY »
Elanco Launches Milk Strip Test In U.S.
Elanco, a division of Eli Lilly and Company, announces the addition of Keto-Test® to its current portfolio of productivity products for dairy producers. Keto-Test is a color-changing test strip for milk that indicates the presence of ketones in the milk of dairy cows. FULL STORY »
Boehringer Ingelheim's Pyramid 5 Changes Its Look
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. has unveiled a new packaging design for Pyramid® 5. The Pyramid brand of vaccines was acquired by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. in late 2009 and the product has been sold in the Fort Dodge packaging until now. FULL STORY »
Novus Officially Opens Green Acres Farm With Ribbon Cutting
Celebrating with industry associations, political dignitaries and local neighbors, Novus International held a ribbon cutting earlier this month for their newest facility, Green Acres Farm. Located in Montgomery County, MO FULL STORY »
Get The Facts About Growth Enhancements In Cattle
Today’s beef producer is not just responsible for raising quality beef. Everyone involved in the agricultural industry is an educator as well, helping inform consumers about the practice of producing their food. One often-discussed topic is the use of implants as a growth enhancement.
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Picture Book: Draxxin Goes To Work At The Triple Heart Ranch In Oklahoma
To demonstrate the benefits of DRAXXIN?~@~Ys 14 day PTI for treatment and control of Bovine Respiratory Disease, Pfizer Animal Health created the DRAXXIN Injectable Solution Goes to Work promotion and searched for a progressive cattle operation that has successfully implemented DRAXXIN into its management protocols.
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FDA Expands Approval For Feeding Optaflexx® To Beef Cattle
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for feeding Optaflexx® (ractopamine hydrochloride) to beef cattle as a topdress to increase live weight gain and improve feed efficiency during the final 28 days to 42 days of the finishing period, while maintaining beef’s natural taste, tenderness and juiciness. As a result, cattle feeders of any size may now feed Optaflexx as a topdress or in a complete feed to increase live weight gain and improve feed efficiency by helping cattle better utilize nutrients. FULL STORY »
Resflor Gold Now Approved To Treat BRD Associated With Mycoplasma Bovis
Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health announces that Resflor Gold® has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) associated with four major bovine respiratory pathogens, including Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida, Histophilus somni, and now, Mycoplasma bovis. Mycoplasma bovis is an often overlooked pathogen causing BRD, mastitis and arthritis in cattle.
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Pork Industry Makes Gains On PRRS Elimination
Years of scientific study and on-farm research is paying off in providing effective strategies to help pork producers prevent and control porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus. According to a panel of leading swine veterinarians and disease researchers at the 2010 World Pork Expo, producers and veterinarians are making a significant difference in controlling PRRS on production farms today.
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